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Talent Pool – Senior Female Professionals (all profiles) – P5 / D1 / D2 – (22325-TP) – Various – WIPO


Website WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Position Title: Talent Pool – Senior Female Professionals (all profiles)
Job ID: 22325-TP
Contract Type: Fixed-term positions of 1 or 2 years or Temporary Appointment
Grade: P5 and above
Duty Station: various
Application Deadline: 29-Jun-2023
Grade P5 Annual salary $90,664+ Post adjustment $64,734
Grade D1 Annual salary $103,660 + Post adjustment $74,013
Grade D2 Annual salary $114,666 + Post adjustment $81,872

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation, is looking for qualified professionals wishing to contribute to its distinctive mission of making IP work for everyone.

WIPO Gender Parity Objectives

WIPO is committed to achieving and sustaining gender parity at all levels of staffing, in line with the United Nations Secretary-General’s system-wide strategy on gender parity and WIPO’s own Gender Targets, which aim to achieve gender parity at all levels of staffing by 2026.

One of the specific measures WIPO has adopted as part of its Gender Action Plan is the establishment of a Senior Female Talent Pool to facilitate the sourcing of qualified female professionals for both programmatic and support areas at levels P5 and above.

WIPO Talent Pools

The Talent Pools serve to ensure a pipeline of external qualified candidates for Professional and higher category posts, for profiles that are regularly recruited for and/or difficult to fill.

Note: WIPO particularly encourages expressions of interest from qualified women from nationals of unrepresented member states and underrepresented geographical regions.

How do the Talent Pools work?

The Talent Pools are open year-round to enable professionals to express their interest in employment with WIPO in a particular domain. The expressions of interest received will be reviewed by our recruiters with a view to:

  • Contacting qualified professionals regarding vacancies that match their profile
  • Sourcing candidates for temporary opportunities

​​Note: Registration in one of the Talent Pools does not guarantee employment with WIPO.

Senior Female Profile

If you are a female professional with an advanced university degree and a minimum of 10 years of work experience (12 years with a first-level degree) in one of WIPO’s programmatic or support areas (see list below), we would like to hear from you.

WIPO recruits for senior positions in the following areas:

  • Legal / Intellectual Property
  • Finance / Human Resources Management / Procurement / Administration / Security Management
  • Information Technology / Information Security
  • Program/Project Management / Technical Cooperation
  • Communications
  • Translation

Language Requirements

An excellent knowledge of spoken and written English is required for all senior posts. Knowledge of another UN language or one of WIPO’s working languages is an advantage.

Organizational Competencies

  1. Communicating effectively
  2. Showing team spirit
  3. Demonstrating integrity
  4. Valuing diversity
  5. Producing results
  6. Showing service orientation
  7. Seeing the big picture
  8. Seeking change and innovation
  9. Developing yourself and others

Core Values

WIPO’s core values, shaping the future, working as one, acting responsibility and delivering excellence, reflect our aim to achieve an efficient, professional organization in the service of a global public, which values diversity and treats all people with fairness, dignity and respect.

Annual salary:

Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and pension fund deductions) in US dollars and a post adjustment. Please note that this estimate is for information only. The post adjustment multiplier (cost of living allowance) is variable and subject to change without notice (increase or decrease) in accordance with the rates as set within the UN Common System for salaries and allowances. The figures quoted below are based on the June 2022 rate of 71.4%.


Annual salary $90,664

Post adjustment $64,734

Total Salary $155,398

Currency USD


Annual salary $103,660

Post adjustment $74,013

Total Salary $177,673

Currency USD


Annual salary $114,666

Post adjustment $81,872

Total Salary $196,538

Currency USD

Grades and Salaries in UN

  • Grade P means Professional category, staff member are normally recruited internationally. Read more about grades in UN organizations here.
  • Useful information about Salaries in UN you will find following the link.
  • United Nations Common System to help you calculate the compensation package for staff in professional category in following the link.

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